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Crosswalk in New York, 2012

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Crosswalk in New York, 2012
Courtesy of Library of Congress, Bieretz, Renee, "Deck of West 232nd Street overpass, showing wide W beam collision barrier, double-faced wooden guardrail, pedestrian fencing in front of parapet..." 2012

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This photograph shows a traffic light and crosswalk in New York City in 2012. In Iowa, it is a law to cross the street at the crosswalk.

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Bieretz, Renee, "Deck of West 232nd Street overpass, showing wide W beam collision barrier, double-faced wooden guardrail, pedestrian fencing in front of parapet, pedestrian ramp, crosswalk, traffic light, and oversized signage, looking southeast. - Henry Hudson Parkway, Extending 11.2 miles from West 72nd Street to Bronx-Westchester border, New York County, NY," 2012. Courtesy of Library of Congress